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Solidago bicolor

White Goldenrod, or Silverrod shares few characteristics with others in the Solidago species, namely the height of the flower stalks, the preference for full sun and dry soil, and the special value to native bees.


Solidago bicolor is the only goldenrod in this area that has white flowers, and the blossoms climb the stem in a spiral formation, rather than sit atop in an umbrella shape like its yellow cousins. The late-summer, bell-shaped blossoms are attractive to butterflies, bees, and birds love the seeds that result. The sap of the goldenrod is toxic to mammals, so deer and rabbits avoid this plant, making it a highly beneficial one to have in your garden without much care.




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Solidago bicolor (White goldenrod)

  • details

    SIZE: 1/2 quart pot
    sun needs:

    Full sun to part sun

    water needs: dry to wet
    height: 1-3'
    plant spacing: 1/sq ft
    bloom time: July-October
    bloom color: white
  • good plant companions

    coming soon

  • special notes

    salt tolerant. Some salt exposure should not be fatal to the plant but some leaf burning may still occur.
    deer resistant (please note that does not mean deer proof)